Mark Phillips comes in for Luke Prosser in Blues' only change from the Rochdale draw
Southend United boss Phil Brown made one change from the draw with Rochdale for the Boxing Day clash at AFC Wimbledon.
Luke Prosser failed a fitness test for the head injury picked up against Rochdale meaning Mark Phillips came in for him.
Fellow central defender Rob Kiernan passed a late fitness test to start.
The rest of the side remained the same with Michael Timlin, Ryan Leonard and Will Atkinson occupying the midfield places.
Barry Corr kept his place in attack alongside Anthony Straker and Kevan Hurst.
Blues: Bentley; White, Phillips, Kiernan, Coker; Atkinson, Leonard, Timlin; Hurst, Straker, Corr.
Subs: Smith, Payne, Woodrow, Thompson, Clifford, Laird, Eastwood.